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 Friday, August 25, 19.50     I6l6.
The fifth regular meeting of the Senate of the
University of British Columbia, for the Session 1949-50,
was held on Friday, August 25th, 1950, at 8:00 p.m., in the
Board and Senate Room.
Present: President N. a. m. MacKenzie I in the
Chair), Dean Lowell Besley, Mr. Jacob Biely, Mr. D. T.
Braidwood, Mr. F. J. Burd, ^ean s. n. Jr. chant, Mr. K. P.
Caple, Mrs. J. H. Creighton, J^ean G. F.Curtis, Dr. Roy
Daniells, Dean W. H. Gage, Mr. T. *-.  Hall, Mr. G. D.
Kennedy, Mr. H. N. MacCorkindale, Mr. «. R. McDougall, Dean
H. J. MacLeod, Dean M. Dorothy Mawdsley, Dp. R. C. Palmer,
Dr. L. E. Ranta, Mr. Frederick Read, Dr. W. N. Sage, Dr.
A. B. Schinbein, Dr. W. s. Taylor, Dr. G. M.Volkoff, Mr.
R. T. D. Wallace, Dean M. M. Weaver.
Regrets for their inability to be present were
received from Dr. V. C. Brink, Major H. 0. Holmes, Brig.
Sherwood Lett, Dr. H. V. Warren, Dr. *'rank Turnbull, Dr.
C. E. Dolman, Mr. Jr. A. Morrison, Dr. C. H. Wright, Dr.
J. M. Ewing, Dean H. F. Angus, Dean B. A. Eagles and Dean
E. L. Woods.
The President extended a welcome to Mr. Hall,
present at a meeting of Senate for the first time, as
Principal of the Vancouver Normal School, succeeding Dr»
A. R. Lord, retired, and to Dean Besley, newly appointed
Dean of the Faculty of Forestry. Friday, August 25, 1950      1617
Dean Curtis  )
Professor Read) That Senate offer its congratulations
to two of its members, Brigadier
Sherwood Lett and Mr. A. E. Lord, on
the distinction conferred on them
recently by His Honour the Lieutenant
Governor-in-Council by their appointment as King's Counsel.
Carried.
Dr. Sage    )
Dr. Schinbein) That the minutes of the fourth regular
meeting of Senate for the Session 1949-50
be taken as read and adopted.
Carried.
Senate Elections
With respect to preparations for the Senate
Elections, 1951, the Chair appointed Dean Gage, Dean Curtis
and Dean Chant to constitute a Committee on Senate Elections,
to select a date for the said elections, to nominate
scrutineers from those members of Senate who are not elected
members, and to report to the October meeting of Senate.
Appointment of Standing Committees
and Representatives on University
Committees for the Session 1950-51
It was agreed that the Chair be authorized to
bring in recommendations in this connection at the next
meeting of Senate.
From the Board of Governors
Approval of Recommendations of Senate
Notice was received that the Board of Governors
on May 22nd, 1950, had approved the following recommendations, approved by Senate on May 9th, 1950: Friday, August 25, 1950     1618
1. Two course changes in the Faculty of Applied Science,
effective in the Session I95O-5I:
Mechanical Eng. 467 - Mechanical Design - dropped
Electrical Eng, 469 - Circuit Analysis - added.
2. Recommendations of the Committee on Emeritus
Professors re Dean Emeritus J. N. Finlayson, and
Professors Emeriti E. H. Morrow, F. G. c. wood
and Frederick Read.
3. The establishment of a Faculty of Forestry at the
University of British Columbia, effective July 1st,
1950.
4. The constitution of the Department of Architecture as
a School of Architecture within the Faculty of Applied
Science, effective July 1st, 1950.
5. The recommendations of the Committee on Honorary
Degrees, with the exception that formal opening of
the Women's Residences be deferred until the Spring
Congregation, 195L
6. That the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science be
authorized to complete arrangements with instructors
to prepare not more than three additional correspondence
courses for credit from the list submitted to Senate
on May 9th, 1950.
7. The following new awards:1
The B. C. Coast Woods Trade Extension Bureau Prizes
The Women's Institute Memorial Scholarship
The Victoria Home Economics Association Bursary
The Morrow Scholarship in Commerce.
Approval of New Awards, Subject
to Approval of Senate
The Board of Governors on June 26th, 1950,
accepted the following awards and funds, subject to the
approval of Senate:
The Plimsoll Club Scholarship in Foreign Trade
and Transportation
The Plimsoll Club Scholarships in Chemistry
The Plimsoll Club Scholarships in Forestry
The Plimsoll Club Bursary (donated by Canadian
Stevedoring Company Limited)
The Plimsoll Bursary for Law Friday, August 25, 1950     1619
The Plimsoll Club Scholarship in Machine Design
and Theory
The Plimsoll Club Bursary in Engineering
The Plimsoll Club Scholarship in Mechanical
Engineering
The Plimsoll Club Bursary (donated by Louis Wolfe
and Sons (Vancouver) Limited)
The Plimsoll Club Bursary in Medicine
The Bloedel, Stewart, and Welch Limited
Fellowship in Oceanography
The H. ii. MacMillan Prizes in Forest Engineering,
and in Forestry
The Dr. A. is. H.  Bennett Medical Students'  Aid Fund
The Faculty Women's Club funds for the Anne Wesbrook
Scholarship
The Low-Beer Bursaries.
The Board of Governors on July 31st, 1950,
approved the following scholarships, prizes and bursary,
subject to the approval of Senate:
Plimsoll Club Scholarship in International
Trade Problems
Plimsoll Club Scholarship in Commerce
Plimsoll Club Scholarship in Economic Geography
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
(U.B.C. Branch) Prize
The B. C. Credit Union League Bursary
The Canada Permanent Mortgage Corporation Brize
The Canada Permanent Trust Company Prize.
Since these awards were to come before Senate later in the
meeting under the report of the Committee on Prizes,
Scholarships and Bursaries, no action was taken at this
time.
Report on Registration.
Summer Session. 1950
A report, dated August 25th, 1950, on registration
in the Summer Session was received from the Registrar and
circulated. Senate noted a total registration of 1,118,
not including registrations in courses given under the Friday, August 25, 1950      1620
Department of University Extension.
A discussion followed on the "possibility of
providing outstanding courses or speakers or possibly an
institute in the field of Education, to be given at the
time of the Summer Session. No decision was reached.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage ) That the Director of the Department of
University Extension be asked to
prepare each year a brief general
report of the Extension Department
Summer School, to be presented to the
August meeting of Senate.
Carried.
From the Faculties
Examination Results. Summer Session
A list of candidates who had completed the
requirements for degrees in the Faculty of Arts and Science
at the Summer Session was received.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage ) That the Degrees of Bachelor of Arts,
Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of
Home Economics, Bachelor of Physical
Education, and Bachelor of Education
be awarded to the respective candidates
listed.
Carried.
Summary of Sessional Examination
Results. Lower Years
A summary of  examination results for First and
Second Year students in attendance during the 1949-50
Session was received and taken for information.
Recommendations re Withdrawals
It was recommended to Senate that certain students Friday, August 25, 1950      1621
in First Year Arts, Second Year Arts, Second Year Commerce,
First Year Applied Science, Second Year Applied Science and
First Year Law, be required to withdraw from the University,
under terms of the regulation set out in the Calendar, page
126, under the Section "Unsatisfactory Standing", item 2.
Dean Chant stated that the criterion used was
that if a student in two years at the University had not
been able to acquire nine units of credit he should be
asked to withdraw.
After a discussion of the possible causes of poor
records and the advisability of attempting to control the
amount of time spent by students in extra-curricular
activities, it was agreed that the list of students
recommended to withdraw be submitted, for study and analysis
of contributing circumstances, to a Committee to consist of
the University counselling officers, Dean Chant, Dean Gage,
Dean Mawdsley and possibly Mr. MacCorkindale, Mr. Hall or
others who might assist in interpreting the facts.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage ) That the students listed be asked to
withdraw, subject to the reservation
that authority be given to the respective
Deans to make exceptions.
Carried.
Course for Teaohers of
Vocational Agriculture
The Secretary read portions of a letter from the
Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture to the Registrar, with
reference to the special course in Vocational Agriculture Friday, August 2 5, 1950      1622
Teacher Training, operated under the joint Dominion-
Provincial Vocational Training programme and arranged by
the Provincial Department of Education at the University.
Senate noted that the purpose of the course was to train
teachers of Vocational Agriculture for the high schools of
the Province, and that credit for work done in the course
would be granted by the Provincial Department of Education.
It was agreed that this letter be taken for
information and that Dean Eagles be asked to comment further,
should he so wish, at the October meeting of Senate.
Extra-Sessional Classes and Additional
Correspondence Courses'
The Faculty of Arts and Science on August 25th,
1950, approved the following courses, for the Session 1950-51,
as recommended by the Committee on University Extension:
Correspondence Courses (in addition to the four at
present offered, and in accordance with authorization
given by the Board of Governors on May 22nd, 1950,
for not more than three additional correspondence
courses for credit)
Philosophy 100    -    Mr. E. Macdonald
Economics 325     -    Dr. Jamieson
Geography 409    -    Dr. Robinson
Extra-Sessional Courses
English 428      -    Dr. Watters
Slavonics 205    -    Dr. Ronimois
Extra-Sessional Courses. Offered Chiefly
for Students Proceeding to the Degree of
Master of Social Work
Social Work 582 (Public Welfare IV) 1st term, 1$ units
Social Work 520 (Social Research I) 2nd term, l£ units. Friday, August 2 5, 1950      1623
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage ) That the courses listed be approved,
subject to adequate enrolment.
Carried.
School of Commerce and
School of Social Work
The Faculty of Arts and Science on August 25th,
1950, approved a recommendation to Senate that the Departments of Commerce and Social Work each be given the status
of a School within the Faculty of Arts and Science, in
accordance with the report of the Committee on University
Organization which was approved in principle by Senate on
February l6th, 1949, and accepted in principle by the Board
of Governors on February 28th, 1949.
Dean Chant)
Dean Gage ) That this recommendation be approved.
Carried unanimously.
Reports of Committees
Prizes. Scholarships, Bursaries and Loans
Summer Session Awards
Dean Gage reported that recipients of Summer
Session 1950 awards had not yet been named, and that a
report would be made to the October meeting of Senate.
New Prizes, Scholarships, Etc.
In accordance with approval given by the Faculty
of Arts and Science on August 25th, 1950, it was recommended
that the following awards be postponed for one year:
Johann Erickson - Vancouver Sun Scholarship
Daphne Syson   - Vancouver Women's Canadian Club
Scholarship (Canadian History) Friday,  August 25,   1950 1624
Dean Gage    )
Mr.  Kennedy)    That this recommendation be adopted.
Carried.
It was recommended that the postponement of a
special scholarship of $200.00, awarded to Peter Claxton,
a blind student, on August.26th, 1949, be cancelled in
view of the fact that this student has decided not to
attend the University.
It was reported that bursaries to the total of
$250.00, the gift of Mr. M. it. Low-Beer of Vancouver, had
been made available for the Session 1950-51 for undergraduates registered in any year and faculty. The awards
were made to students with good academic standing who,
without financial assistance, would have been unable to
continue their course.
It was reported that The Vancouver Sun had
increased its Scholarships from $200.00 to $250.00 each.
Senate noted that there would be six of these awards to
Vancouver Sun Carriers in attendance at the University in
the Session I95O-5I.
The following new awards were recommended in
accordance with the terms specified:
The B. C. Credit Union League Bursary - a bursary
of $100.00, donated by the B. u. Credit Union
League, is available for an undergraduate who has
completed the Second Year in Arts and Science, and
is taking a major or an Honours Course in Economics.
The bursary will be awarded to a student who submits
evidence of special interest in or knowledge of Friday, August 25, 1950      1625
cooperatives and credit unions.  In making the
award, consideration will be given to the financial
need of applicants.
The Plimsoll Club Scholarship in Economic
Geography - (donated by the Canadian
Transport Company Limited)
This scholarship of $100.00 is available for Third
Year students in Arts and Science who are taking
honours or majors in Geography, or for Fourth Year
students in Commerce (Foreign Trade option) with
elective subjects in Geography. The award will be
made to a student who has obtained high standing
in Geography 201 (Economic Geography) in his Second
Year, and the highest aggregate standing in the
Third Year of Arts and Science or the Fourth Year
of Commerce in six units chosen from Geography 303
(World Regional Geography), Geography 306 (Natural
Resources and World Affairs), Geography 307 (Human
and Political Geography). Geography 406 (Geography
of Asia), Geography 408 (Regional Geography of
Europe), and Geography 409 (Regional Geography of
North America).
The Plimsoll Club Scholarship in Commerce -
(donated by the North Pacific Shipping
Company LimitedT
This scholarship of $250.00 will be available for
student who has completed the Eourth Year of the
course leading to the degree of B.Com. and is
proceeding to the final year. Selection of the
winner will be made on the basis of character,
industry, ability and proficiency in all phases
of the course work.
The Plimsoll Club Bursary - (donated by the
Canadian Stevedoring Company Limited)
This bursary, in the amount of $300.00, is available
(for the Session 1950-51) for a student registered
in any year and faculty.  It will be awarded to a
deserving student who has satisfactory standing but
who, without financial assistance, would be unable
to begin or continue his studies at the University. Friday, August 25, 1950      1626
The Plimsoll Club Scholarship in Foreign
Trade and Transportation - (donated by
Dale and Company Limited)
This scholarship of $250.00 will be awarded, for
the Session 1950-51, to a Fourth Year student in
Commerce who has obtained high standing, not only
in the year's work, but also in the course on
Transportation Practices and Policies (Commerce 443).
To be eligible, he must be proceeding to the Course
in Foreign Trade Problems (Commerce 555)• In making
this award, the financial circumstances of students
may be taken into consideration.
The Plimsoll Club Bursary - (donated by Louis
Wolfe and Sons (Vancouver) Limited)
This bursary of $300.00 has been made available
for the Session 1950-51 for undergraduates in any
faculty at the University.  It will be awarded to
deserving students who have good academic records,
and who, without financial assistance, would be
unable to begin or continue their studies at the
University.
The Plimsoll Club Scholarships in
Chemistry - (donated by International
Paints (Western) Limitedj
Two scholarships of $125.00 each, are available for
students proceeding to their final undergraduate year.
Of these scholarships, one will be awarded to a
student in Chemical Engineering in the Faculty of
Applied Science, and the other to a student taking
an Honours Course in Chemistry in the Faculty of Arts
and Science. In each case the award will be made on
the basis of proficiency in the chemistry courses of
the Third and lower years.
The Plimsoll Club Scholarship in
International Trade Problems -Tdonated
by the Bmpire Shipping Company LimitedT
This scholarship of $250.00 will be available for a
student in Third or Fourth Year Commerce who has
obtained high standing in the work of the year and
the highest standing in Economics 310 (International
Trade). During the year in which he holds the
scholarship, he must continue in Foreign Trade of
Transportation options and include one of the courses
Commerce 443 (Transportation Practices and Policies)
or Commerce 533 (Foreign Trade Problems). »  <
* Friday, August 25,   1950 1627
•The Bloedel.  Stewart,   and Welch Limited
Fellowship in Oceanography
This fellowship,  of  the value  of $1,750.00,   given
by Bloedel,   Stewart and Welch Limited, was made
available in the Session 1950-51 for special
* investigation and research in oceanography.     The
research was carried on by arrangement with the
University at  the Nanaimo Biological Station.
* In connection with this Fellowship,   it  was
recommended further that,  subject to the concurrence of
* Dr.   Clemens,   the  recipient  be  paid $1,500.00 and  the balance
of $250.00 be used for  expenses,  payments to the   student for
r expenses to be made from the account by the Bursar on
requisition by Dr.   Clemens.
The Plimsoll Club Bursary in Engineering -
(donated by Pacific Drydock Company Limited)
■ W This bursary of  $250.00 is available for the
Session 1950-51 for students in Civil, Electrical,
or Mechanical Engineering,  and will be  awarded
to one or more students on the basis of
proficiency and promise in their chosen field
of study.    The award will be made to  students
who,  without financial assistance,  could not
continue their  studies at the University.
y
The Plimsoll Club Scholarship in Machine
i Design and Theory - (donated by the Canada
Shipping Company Limited)
- t
This scholarship, of the value of $250.00, will be
awarded,for the Session 1950-51, to a student or
students who have outstanding records in Third Year
Mechanical Engineering and are proceeding to the
Final Year of the course leading to the degree of
B.A.Sc. The award will be made to such students
obtaining the highest aggregate standing in
Mechanical Engineering 352 (Mechanical Drawing),
Mechanical Engineering 3°3 (Machine Design), and
Mechanical Engineering 365 (Dynamics of Machines).
A Friday, August 25, 1950      1628
The Plimsoll Bursary for Law - (donated by
the Anglo Canadian Shipping Company Limited)
This bursary of $300.00 is available (for the Session
1950-51) for students registered in any year of the
Law course.  It will be awarded to a student or
students who, by their records, show promise of
success in Law, and who not only would be unable to
continue their courses without financial assistance,
but are also worthy and deserving of it.
The Plimsoll Club Scholarship in Mechanical
Engineering - (donated by Clarence Wallace,"
C.B.B.)
This scholarship of $250.00 is available for the
Session 1950-51, for students registered in the
Third Year of Mechanical Engineering and proceeding
to the final year of that course. It will be
awarded to a student or students who have attained
high standing in both the theoretical and practical
parts of the year's work.
The Plimsoll Club Bursary in Medicine -
(donated by the Empire Stevedoring
Company LimitedT
This bursary of $300.00 is available for award in
the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British
Columbia. It will be awarded to a worthy and
promising woman student who is registered in the
Faculty of Medicine and is continuing in studies
leading to the degree of M.D.
The Plimsoll Club Scholarships in Forestry
(donated by the Seaboard Shipping Company,
Limited, Vancouver)
Two scholarships, each of the value of $150.00, are
available for the Session I95O-5I for students
registered in the Third Year of the Faculty of
Forestry. Of these awards, one will be awarded to
a student taking the Forest Business Administration
option and the other to a student taking the General
Forestry option. Selection of the winners will be
made on the basis of proficiency in the year's work. Friday, August 25, 1950      1629
The H. R. MacMillan Prize in Forest Engineering
A prize of $100.00, the gift of H. R. MacMillan, Esq.,
C.B.E., D.Sc, will be awarded to the student
graduating with highest standing in the course for
the B.A.Sc. degree in Forest Engineering.
The H. R. MacMillan Prize in Forestry
A prize of $100.00, the gift of H. A. MacMillan, Esq.,
C.B.E., D.Sc, will be awarded to the student standing
at the head of the graduating class for the degree of
B.S.F.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
(U.B.C. Branch) Prize (provided for the next
four years)
This prize of $25.00, the gift of The University of
British Columbia Student Branch of the American
Society of Mechanical Engineers, will be awarded to
the student in the final undergraduate year of
Mechanical Engineering who, during the year, submits
the best design in the course M.E. 463.
The Canada Permanent Mortgage Corporation Prize
A prize of $50.00, the gift of the Canada Permanent
Mortgage Corporation, will be awarded annually to
the student in the Third Year of Law obtaining the
highest standing in the course on Mortgages.
The Canada Permanent Trust Company Prize
A prize of $50.00, the gift of the Canada Permanent
Trust Company, will be awarded to the student in
the Second Year of Law obtaining the highest
standing in the course on Property.
Dean Gage reported that the Faculty Women's Club
had transferred its funds to provide the Anne Wesbrook
Scholarship, to the University of British Columbia, in
trust, and that the scholarship would be awarded annually
under the terms announced in the University Calendar. Friday, August 25, 1950      I63O
Dean Gage reported, for the information of Senate,
that Mrs, Gilean Douglas, of Whaletown, B. C, had made
provision in her will for scholarships to be made available
for students in English at the University of British
Columbia.
Dean Gage reported that ±>r,  a. -«.  h.  Bennett had
made provision to leave the residue of his estate  (over
$75,000.00 at present markets)  to provide loans for students
in the Faculty of Medicine.
Dean Gage  )
Dr. Volkoff) That the donations listed above be
accepted, that appropriate letters be
sent to the donors, and that a special
letter of appreciation be sent to
Captain Thomson, who was responsible
for the Plimsoll Club donations.
Carried.
On behalf of Senate, the President expressed
gratitude to Dean Gage for his part in obtaining additional
scholarships and bursaries.
Honorary Degrees
Dean Curtis)
Mr. Caple  ) That the conferring of honorary
degrees upon Dr. J. B. Collip, Dr.
R. Farquharson and Dr. D, Bronk, at
a Special Congregation to be held
on September 27th, 1950, be formally
authorized.
Carried.
With respect to the opening of the building for General
Biological Sciences, /
* Friday,  August 25,   1950 1631
•Dean Curtis)
Dr.  Ranta    j    That the Chairman and Secretary of
y Senate be authorized to correspond
with Professor «J.  &,  Dymond and Dr.
George S. Avery,  with a view to
finding out whether they could be
4 present at the Fall Congregation and
the opening of the Biological Sciences
Building,  and  subject to their
acceptance,  that honorary degrees be
*" conferred upon them;  and that  the
Chairman and Secretary of Senate,   in
cooperation with Dr.   Glemens,   be
authorized to correspond with the
t British Council and with either
Charles S. Elton or Dr.  J.  Gray,  with
a view to finding out whether one of
the latter could be present for
< October 25th,  and if so whether
financial assistance  towards travel
expenses would be forthcoming from
the Council,  and  subject to  successful
f negotiations that an honorary degree
be conferred upon either Professor
Elton or Dr.   Gray.
* ^ Carried.
In connection with Item 9 on the Agenda, Speaker
4 for Autumn Congregation, the Chair reported that no action
had been taken pending Senate's action re recipients of
■ Honorary Degrees. The President also reported that Dr.
Detlev Bronk, President of Johns Hopkins University, had
agreed to address the Special Congregation on September 27th,
1950.
Community and Regional Planning
Education
A report dated August 17th, 1950, was received
from the Committee on Community and Regional Planning
Education, containing the following recommendations:
-1 Friday, August 25,  1950. 1632
"1.     That post-graduate studies in community and regional
planning be organized at the University of British
Columbia.
2. That a committee acting in lieu of a department  be
set up within the Faculty of Graduate Studies,  with
the Dean of Graduate Studies as an ex-officio member,
to administer the course of   studies.     It is suggested
that members of the committee be chosen from the
membership of  the  present Committee.
3. That the  course  of  studies be  supervised by the
Secretary of the Committee.    The present Committee
agreed that,  at the discretion of the President and
the Board of Governors,  this Secretary may receive
remuneration for his services.
4. That, as outlined in the previous report submitted to
Senate, the course of studies be of two-year duration
for candidates with full pre-requisite  standing.
5. That a post-graduate diploma in community and regional
planning be granted to those successfully completing
the prescribed studies.
6. That the pre-requisites for admission to the course
of   studies include a recognized bachelor's degree and
such other courses as are determined by the  committee
and approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
7. That selection of students, admitted to the course of
studies be made by the  committee.
8. That the foregoing recommendations be regarded as
temporary and subject to modification in the light
of experience."
Dean Gage)
Mr. Caple) That these recommendations be approved
in principle and forwarded for
consideration and action to the Faculty
of Graduate Studies and the Committee
on Community and Regional Planning
Education.
Carried.
Membership in the Faculty of Forestry
Dean Besley     )
Mr. MacCorkindale) That the Faculty of Forestry
include the following members,
with, or above, the rank of
Assistant Professor: Friday, August 25, 1950.     1633
(a) Members of the staff of the
Department of Forestry, or
other Departments organized
for the purpose of providing
forestry instruction.
(b) Members of other departments
in the University who offer
courses intended primarily
for forestry students.
(c) Additional members of other
departments in the University
who may be elected annually
by the Faculty of Forestry.
The Dean of Forestry, in
consultation with Heads of
Departments concerned, shall
submit nominations at the
first meeting of the Faculty
each session.  Other
nominations may be made
from the floor.
(d) Dean of Administrative and
Inter-Faculty Affairs (ex-
officio).
Carried.
Victoria College Council
Mr. Wallace stated that there was no report from
the College for this meeting of Senate.
Correspondence
A letter dated August llth, 1950, was received
from the Right Honourable R. G. Menzies, Prime Minister of
Australia, expressing to Senate his appreciation of the
honorary degree conferred upon him on August 10th, 1950.
A letter dated August llth, 1950, was read from
Mr. L. Giuriato, President, The Vancouver Italian-Canadian
Mutual Aid Society, with reference to the possibilities and
requirements necessary for the institution of a credit Friday, August 25, 1950.     1634
course in the Italian language in the University of British
Columbia.
Dr. Daniells)
Dean Chant  ) That this matter be referred to Dr.
Andison, with the request that he
place it before the Faculty of Arts
and Science for discussion.
Carried.
A letter dated June 10th, 1950, was received
from the Superintendent, B. C. Women's Institutes, stating
that at the Provincial Convention of that group, it was
decided to raise Five Hundred Dollars to furnish a room
in the Women's Residences.
A letter of acknowledgement was received from
Professor E. H. Morrow, with reference to his appointment
as Professor Emeritus.
The President brought to the attention of Senate
an excerpt from The Vancouver Daily Province of Monday,
June 19th, 1950, with reference to plans to establish a
Notre Dame College in the Interior of British Columbia, as
announced by the Cathedral Rectory, chancery office of the
Catholic Diocese of Nelson.
A request was received from the Manager,
Pharmaceutical Association of the Province of British
Columbia, under date of August 14th, 1950, that the opening
of the Faculty of Pharmacy section of the Biological
Sciences Building be postponed until June, 1951. It was h *■
Friday, August 25, 1950.     1635
a       agreed that this request be received pending further
s information.
Other Business
Dean Mawdsley presented a suggestion that the
first unit of Women's Residence be named after the late Dean
y
Mary L. Bollert, with the additional suggestion that if and
when a Central Hall is built Miss Bollert's name be taken
from the first unit and given to the Central Hall; the
second, after Dr. Isabel Maclnnes, first woman member of
«
the Faculty of the University of British Columbia; and the
third after Mrs. Anne Wesbrook, wife of the first President
i
of the University.
^ Dean Mawdsley )
,9 Mrs. Creighton) That the names Bollert, Maclnnes and
Anne Wesbrook be associated with the
first three units of the Women's
Residences.
4 Carried.
Mrs. Creighton)
Dean Weaver  ) That the word Hall be used in naming
< the Women's Residences.
Carried.
1
The President raised the question of waiving of
- 4 fees and reported that he had received a request from the
I.S.S. Committee on the campus, supported by the Alma Mater
Society, that fees be waived for five students invited to
come to the University of British Columbia under scholarships provided by the students. A discussion followed on
' possible methods of student exchange and Dean Gage suggested,
, and was supported by Dr. Daniells, that some system of Friday, August 25, 1950.      1636
exchange with students of other countries be set up by the
Board of Governors.
Dean Mawdsley reported that completion of the
Women's Residence had been unavoidably delayed and that no
unit would be ready for the opening of the term.  She also
reported that arrangements had been made to house the women
assigned to the residence units in the Youth Training Centre
at Acadia Camp, until the new buildings are ready.
The President reported, for the information of
Senate, on provision made in the will of the late Rt. Hon.
William Lyon MacKenzie King, for student scholarships.
Senate learned that Dr. MacKenzie, Mr. Leonard Brockington
and Principal Cyril James, of McGill, had been named as
Trustees of these scholarship funds.
Dr. Sage   )
Dr. Daniells) That the meeting adjourn.
Carried.
£^Ai<^zy^  A^^^^-
Secretary.
Chairman.

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